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El 22 de Abril del 2017 los estudiantes traen la 13ª feria de salud con evaluaciones gratis, inmunizaciones y exámenes físicos para deportes al TJ Rusk Middle School

El 22 de Abril del 2017 los estudiantes traen la 13ª feria de salud con evaluaciones gratis, inmunizaciones y exámenes físicos para deportes al TJ Rusk Middle School

 

Más de 500 estudiantes, médicos y profesionales de la salud de UT Southwestern Medical Center se unirán para la 13ª edición del “Carnaval de Salud”, que ofrece atención médica gratuita a las poblaciones marginadas de Dallas.

Students sponsor April 22 health fair featuring free screenings, immunizations, sports physicals at Rusk Middle School in Dallas

Students sponsor April 22 health fair featuring free screenings, immunizations, sports physicals at Rusk Middle School in Dallas

 

More than 500 UT Southwestern Medical Center students, physicians, and health professionals will team up on Saturday, April 22, for the 13th annual Carnaval de Salud, which provides free health care services to underserved populations in Dallas.

Study: Can wrist devices detect sleep apnea with lab precision?

Study: Can wrist devices detect sleep apnea with lab precision?

 

Researchers from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute will participate in a national study to determine whether medical devices used in the home can diagnose sleep apnea that often develops after traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

Gene-editing alternative corrects Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Gene-editing alternative corrects Duchenne muscular dystrophy

 

Using the new gene-editing enzyme CRISPR-Cpf1, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have successfully corrected Duchenne muscular dystrophy in human cells and mice in the lab.

Weather-forecast tool adapted to evaluate brain health of oxygen-deprived newborns

Weather-forecast tool adapted to evaluate brain health of oxygen-deprived newborns

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center pediatric researchers have harnessed an analytical tool used to predict the weather to evaluate the effectiveness of therapies to reduce brain injury in newborns who suffer oxygen deprivation during birth.

Small protein is fundamental to muscle formation

Small protein is fundamental to muscle formation

 

Researchers say the protein, Myomixer, is essential to skeletal muscle formation and could help treat genetic diseases such as muscular dystrophy and other myopathies.

‘Doctor’ robot could help solve sports-concussion dilemma in rural America

‘Doctor’ robot could help solve sports-concussion dilemma in rural America

 

From bustling cities to tiny farming communities, the bright lights of the local stadium are common beacons to the Friday night ritual of high school football.

These 5 tests better predict heart disease risk

These 5 tests better predict heart disease risk

 

Five simple medical tests together provide a broader and more accurate assessment of heart-disease risk than currently used methods, cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center found.

Blood test unlocks new frontier in treating depression

Blood test unlocks new frontier in treating depression

 

Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression, according to research that pushes the medical field beyond what has essentially been a guessing game of prescribing antidepressants.

Unraveling the mysteries behind America’s No. 1 cause of acute liver failure

Unraveling the mysteries behind America’s No. 1 cause of acute liver failure

 

Twenty years ago, the federal government funded the study of a condition quietly killing hundreds of Americans a year – acute liver failure, or ALF. The Acute Liver Failure Study Group’s research led to an understanding of acetaminophen poisoning.